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Meet the new Pets of the Week: Hans, Finn and Poe (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Oct. 26
Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging Minnesota teachers union protections
Much agreement among county commissioner candidates
School board candidates debate issues
Cross country: Cards send three to state as teams finish fifth
6A-South VB: Chargers pull away to set up matchup with top-seeded Rockets
Sports schedule for Thursday, Oct. 27
8-3A volleyball: Bemidji ends Cards' season again
5AA football: Bulldogs' big third finishes Minnewaska season
Otterness takes top honors in national field competition
Ecumen Bethany Community offers free memory screenings
Anishinaabe-Ojibwe storyteller to present at EAC
Hope and healing after abortion
Carlos to host youth Halloween party
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
The rush of the flush
From the stand: Bucks starting to move
DNR Report: Drawdown underway on Pope County lake
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
Delores E. Johnson
Floretta A. Ziegelmann
Melissa Heen Peterson
Paul John Dalluge
LETTER: Thank you to VA clinics
LETTER: Odell fully understands issues
LETTER: Time clocks are good business practice
LETTER: Keep Westrom working for students
FARGO FORUM EDITORIAL: This time for president, none of the above
Top 10 fall garden chores
AgCountry Farm Credit Services to award scholarships
ASK A TROOPER: Do farm vehicles need pilot cars?
FSA is committed to assisting producers
Find out what is a fair farm rental agreement at meeting
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
Minnesota State Fair
October 5, 2016
Douglas County 4-H'ers compete in State Fair horse show
Douglas County 4-H Horse Project members competed at the 2016 Minnesota State 4-H Horse Show, Sept. 16-19, at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds...
October 5, 2016 - 2:15am
September 9, 2016
Life lessons help senior earn state honor
Dr. Paul Arnesen of Alexandria was in his 80s when he was a caregiver to his wife, Dorothy, in the years before she died in 2012. "I got to know...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
Extinguishing the competition
Less than 1 percent of a point separated the Alexandria Fire Department Explorers from a first or second place finish in the Fire Explorer Challenge...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
Busiest State Fair ever? You betcha
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn.—Once again, thousands poured in through the gates to hear the Minnesota State Fair sing its swan song to summer....
September 7, 2016 - 5:59pm
August 26, 2016
Wild about wine: Carlos Creek to sell in Xcel Center
When the puck drops for Minnesota Wild games at the Xcel Center this season, fans can sip on wine from Alexandria's Carlos Creek Winery as they...
August 26, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
Seeking students for 4-H Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture
College students with an interest in serving as spokespersons for animal agriculture are urged to apply for the position of Minnesota State Fair 4-H Animal Science Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture Peer Mentor. Six positions are available. This program is sponsored by Minnesota 4-H...
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
May 20, 2015
Bird ban at fairs is a learning experience
Decision impacts thousands of 4-H students statewide
May 20, 2015 - 12:00am
March 4, 2015
State Fair accepting Century Farm applications
Minnesota families who have owned their farms for 100 years or more may apply for the 2015 Century Farms Program. Produced by the Minnesota State Fair in conjunction with the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation, the Century Farms Program was created to promote agriculture and honor...
March 4, 2015 - 12:00am
August 22, 2014
Local chef, family farm selected to appear on State Fair food program
An Alexandria chef, Matthew Jensen with Broadway Bistro, and a Millerville family farm will be featured at the “Minnesota Cooks” event at the Minnesota State Fair this Sunday, August 24. The 12th annual event is an educational outreach program of the Minnesota Farmers Union...
August 22, 2014 - 12:00am
Knute Nelson to showcase new technology at State Fair
Knute Nelson of Alexandria will be located on the “Front Porch” of the Older But Wiser Living exhibit at the Minnesota State Fair on Friday, August 22, with presentations running from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Knute Nelson was selected to showcase its use of GrandCare technology based...
August 22, 2014 - 12:00am
July 16, 2014
Get your state fair projects ready
Entry deadlines approaching
July 16, 2014 - 12:00am
October 9, 2013
4-H youth shine at 2013 Minnesota State Fair
Minnesota 4-H’ers from 87 counties arrived with more than 2,885 animals and 2,800 building projects at the 2013 Minnesota State Fair, in addition...
October 9, 2013 - 12:20am
June 16, 2011
First-ever giant sing-along planned at Minnesota State Fair
In the tradition of the Great Minnesota Get-Together, visitors to the 2011 State Fair are invited to enjoy the magic of singing together in the first-ever Giant Sing Along. A field of microphones will welcome everyone to sing their lungs out to this year's voted hits, karaoke style....
June 16, 2011 - 12:15pm